Cable & Telecom

3500 MHz auction: Shaw officially out, but number of bidders rise

By Greg O'Brien OTTAWA – While one question was answered Wednesday, a few others have arisen surrounding the June 2021 auction of 3500 MHz wireless spectrum. There was much speculation whether Shaw would take part in the auction, now that Rogers is buying the company, and on the list of qualified bidders released by Industry, Science and Economic Development Wednesday, Shaw is absent, so it’s officially out. As we reported, it probably would have been disqualified from bidding on set aside spectrum anyway, if it had taken part. “This confirms Shaw is all in on the proposed deal with Rogers...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.